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CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 7:00pm EST
suggests it is 1775 that was a critical launching point of the revolutionary war. sunday night at 8:00 on c- span's q&a. >> coming up, and look at the so-called fiscal cliff. weekly addresses from president obama and with republican senator roy blunt. >> hi, . i have been working to come together around a plant to grow the economy and shrink our efforts -- deficit. it is a balanced plan, one that would cut spending in a responsible way and ask the wealthiest americans to pay a little more. i will keep working with anybody serious about getting a comprehensive plan like this done because it is the right thing to do for our economic growth. we are not at the point where in a couple of days, the losses at the americans' tax rates are going up. the americans paycheck will get a lot smaller. that would be the wrong thing to do for our economy. it would hurt middle-class families and it would hurt the businesses that depend on your spending. and congress can prevent it from happening, if they act now. leaders in congress are working on a way to prevent this tax hike on the middle class an
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 3:32pm EST
have teenagers at home. robotics. there are robotic classes. this is to some extent the future. given the expense of the redundancy necessary in a manned program and our need to get the most training and research and engineering experience and knowledge for the dollars we spend that nasa, isn't it time to say -- to deliver the bang for the box -- the buck. the basic science knowledge. testimony point out that we need to know these things. there are other societal benefits. isn't that really the way we should think of going? if dark basic expansion of knowledge through a government funded entity like nasa -- is that the way we should go? my personal feeling is there is a tremendous value over time that has come close from demand i do believe robotics will be on the time scale of the next 20 years as -- or so. probably as they make predictions, which is always hard. it will have more economic impact on how we were driving our cars and fly our planes and how research is being performed. it is my belief if you go through 30 or more years, that prediction will be a lot tougher to ma
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 4:35am EST
america. to what extent can we feel comforted that al qaeda is not looking at this program as a backdoor way to work with somebody to get them in here into our country to plant them -- is this the way around the traditional way of getting into the united states as one would with a visa or otherwise? >> i would note in agreement with you that al qaeda and its affiliates have been -- they have been looking for? in the screening procedures, trying to get individuals into the united states. that is why we have an intelligence driven process. we view intelligence on a daily, 247 basis. we tried to effectively identify means by which al qaeda or its affiliates will try to penetrate our defenses and to identify individuals or groups of concerned that require increased screening in detention. that is ongoing. certainly, we have a comfort in terms of increased security batting that we have in place through the refugee program. i will and the size that it is not static program. we will continue to learn lessons. we will better secure our defenses and our programs such as the refugee progr
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